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AKG P170
9.3 out of 10

AKG P170

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Overall 10
10

The product is great! Very nice!

samueladriano2011, Ebay
6 July 2014
  • Summary: Very nice! very nice! Enjoyed. Thank you The product is great! Very nice! Works great for String instruments!
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Overall 10
10

Great Value!

smith_percussion-us, Ebay
7 November 2013
  • Summary: If you're looking for an inexpensive small diaphram mic, this one's hard to beat. For $70-$80 you'll be hard pressed to find better.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good for guitar; durability questionable.

michaelbenyamini, Ebay
6 February 2013
  • Summary: I bought this microphone for usage in my home music recordings. The mic works very well in its recordings of acoustic guitars, and was even surprisingly good for vocals to an extent. Having said that, I did encounter a problem with a certain high-frequency hum being emitted from the mic after several usages. This hum was alleviated with the -10dB pad, but is a pesky and noticeable presence without the pad.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good sounding mic for the cost.

albertalph3, Ebay
10 July 2012
  • Summary: This is a really good sounding mic for the price! I am planning to use it as a hi hat mic, but it sounds real good on acoustic guitar and other items I can try out!
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"perfect drum overhead mics"

By Erick S in Tewksbury, MA, zzounds.com
21 May 2012
Overall 10
10

Very good sound and versatility for the price.

99a3f80dd30c79b9ec1cfc58c5a66fed953100100, Ebay
1 July 2011
  • Summary: Bought this along with another AKG 170 to mic strings, voice, and piano. I've been happy with the results. AKG doesn't claim that it is a vocal mic, but it does pretty well anyway. Nice clear sound, especially for strings, and two together work great on piano!
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Overall quality 10
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"Great overhead mic."

By a customer from gmail.com, zzounds.com
23 January 2011
  • Excerpt: I own 3 of these and use them for overhead and hi-hat mics. The built in pad is a nice feature. I have also used them to record a trumpet and have had great results.
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"D Lorenz Praise and Worship music"

By a customer from yahoo.com, zzounds.com
10 November 2009
  • Excerpt: great sound for the price. Used for overheads and acoustic guitar. Great sound for the price. Also the mic has a 10db pad.
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"D Lorenz Praise and Worship music"

By a customer from yahoo.com, zzounds.com
10 November 2009
  • Excerpt: great sound for the price. Used for overheads and acoustic guitar. Great sound for the price. Also the mic has a 10db pad.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent Microphone

lbaker112, Ebay
5 March 2009
  • Summary: I bought two of these for use in live performance miking a mandolin and a banjo, respectively. The microphones are well built. I am pleased with the warmth and accuracy. I've also owned some AT 39 Pros. The AKG's are comparable. You won't be sorry you bought them.
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